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-down george bush? >> yes. >> that's how it is done. >> absolutely. that's what the bull is supposed to do. >> i understand what the bull is supposed to do. did the clown say on a microphone -- >> i cannot imagine they didn't say that. >> are you sure they said that? >> yeah, that's what he said. >> i heard the sound bite where he said i am a clown wearing a dummy's mask but obama doesn't realize he is a clown or something to that effect or dummy. this is just fun, bob. it is just fun. when they wore ronald reagan masks in point break, remember that, bank robbers, madonna blew up george bush's head, sarah palin had some other things done to her. >> the liberal piece of this, you say liberals are making a stink. frankly, the guy should be banned for life -- >> why is he banned for life, that's ridiculous. he is a rodeo clown. clown. that's what he is supposed to do, clown around. why shouldn't jay leno be fired for life for making fun of obama. >> does he say kill obama? >> he didn't say go kill obama. >> he said run-down obama. >> it was a clown! it is a dummy! the bull is supposed to chas
, it's offensive, whether it's barack obama or george bush. it's offensive. >> you mentioned this, i'm going to go back, and i can show you, and i'll show our audience here images, for example, like google, if you've googled bush mask, 7 million hits show up. i have a picture here of somebody in a george bush mask that literally says, kick my ass. that's on this picture. let me put up, we have pictures of nixon, in a nixon mask. we have 43, bush 41, we have a clinton mask, a reagan mask, seems like every president before him has had a mask that wasn't exactly flattering. >> sean, i'm pretty certain there are masks of you, it's not about the mask, it's about -- you can wear an obama mask for halloween, a hillary clinton mask. it's about the racial content behind the stunt. it's not about the clown and it's not about -- it's the racial content or context behind the stunt. >> well, i would tell you that i don't agree with the let's run down president obama with the bull comment. i think that was beyond the appropriateness for the event. look, we have had presidential masks out there, we
to make the case of former president george w. bush and his heart procedure as a cent example. if mr. bush visited a general intern nift practicing sound-based care, he would not have had cardiac testing. what value does a stress test have for an otherwise healthy 67-year-old? no study has shown that this examination improvens outcomes. follow-up test, only necessary, because of the initial unnecessary screening tests are usually paid for by medicine. further stressing our health care system. he's commending the efforts of the former president's doctors. dr. siegel, a profoefrs medicine at new york university's lamedil center. >> physicians should not be speculating wildly about facts they don't have. doctors doing, that oncologists saying he should have a colonoscopy, not a stress test. in um number one, he was having some symptoms and one third of all heart attacks occur in people with atypical systmptoms like h was having. number two, someone vigorously exercising is a candidate for it. his diet in the white house wasn't the best. there was a pastry chef there. there were questions. the
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how george bush was treated? i just think the signage and language and history is so much deeper and these images are so much more insensitive than anything that george bush faced. >> but i think the really important comparison is to back to the last democratic president who made republicans crazy with hate for him. so lfb i images like that are racist, but i don't think republicans hate him because he's black, but because he's a democratic president, and a lot of the discussion gets built around his race. republicans would tell you that he had orchestrated the murder of vince foster and he was a rapist and all these other horrible thing. >> i think that's very different that go home, you're 47% kneelingo and go home, kenyan. these are cultural stereotypes, rachellely inflammatory. >> i mostly agree with what josh said i think the hatred comes first and then you use everything you have, but there are some things unique. we have people questioning whether he was born in the united states. it goes on, if you look at polls in more nan 5% of people i think the color of his skin, the
using former president george w. bush and his recent heart procedure as an example. if mr. bush visited a general internist with -- he would not have had cardiac testing. what value does a stress test had for an otherwise healthy 66-year-old? no study showed it improvesout comes. the initial unnecessary streeng tests are usually paid for by medicare, further stressing our health care system. dr. mark siegel took issue with that account in an opinion piece in usa today. he's commending the efforts of the former president's doctors. dr. siegel, a member of our fox news medical aid team and professor of medicine at new york university medical center. you didn't sympathy much of that article, did you? >> physicians should not be speculating wildly about facts they have, let alone media experts. doctors doing that, oncologists saying he should have a colonoscopy not a stress test. i got information from the bush camp to counter this. number one, he was having symptoms. one-third of all heart attacks occur in people with atypical symptoms like he was having. someone exercising as vigorously a
news coming into the "newsroom" right now. this is about former president george w. bush. we have just learned from his office that a blockage was discovered in an artery in his heart and he had a stent placed to open the blockage. in a statement coming from his office, it says that during his annual physical examination, which he gets at the cooper clinic in dallas, and this happened just yesterday, that this blockage was discovered then. his doctors recommended that he go ahead with this process, so it's a stent being placed in the artery it appears to open the blockage. this is a procedure that was performed successfully this morning, without complication, according to this statement, this took place at texas health presbyterian hospital. he is, according to had his office, in high spirits, eager to return home tomorrow. so he's still in the hospital. and resume his normal schedule on thursday. certainly, they are saying here that it does appear to be somewhat normal and he's trying to get back to work here already this week. according to the statement, he is grateful, of course, to
newschannel you worked as a rodeo clown in billings, montana. a dummy with george herbert walker bush per formed at a bull rising contest. if we can mock him, why can't we mock obama? >> is that true? >> yes. >> i thought you were going to show footage. >> this is "red eye." do you think we have any footage? >> it is like when you are renting your apartment. >> oh yes. >> no research staff over there? >> it is just us. we are not even sure we are on the air. this could be totally fake. we had a question for you pab. >> it is fun you bring up bush. when george w. bush was in office he was burned in effigy and his face was burned left and right. when people call this racism, i don't think it is racism. i think it is politically motivated and it is completely despicable and especially despicable because it is a state sponsored event. you have taxpayer money going to it and some of the taxpayers are obama supporters. even if you are not it is the president of the united states. >> why is there taxpayer money going to this? >> it is a state fair, right, right, right. >> is missouri a state? le
. the president is going off on vacation but the last commander in chief, george w. bush, also took his share of r and r. at this point in george w. bush's presidency, mark knoller with cbs figured this out, george w. bush had spent 367 days at his ranch in texas or at his family's compound in kennebunkport, maine. that, of course, according to mark knoller who says also, that president obama, who doesn't own a vacation home or have a family compound, has only spent 92 days of his presidency on vacation and before he heads out of town he's going to make more news. the president will be holding a news conference at the white house at 3:00 p.m. and, you know, i just got to say, and i always go back, ed rendell, to a maureen dowd column talking about first ladies and who the great first ladies were and how pat nixon was great at making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that would relax richard nixon and as maureen said and she wasn't being sarcastic or snippy at all, if that put the president's head in a better place, to make decisions regarding china or the economy or -- then that's exactly what th
on her presidential wish-list for 2016. george w. bush's daughter, barbara, told people magazine she wants hillary president. barbara bush has no political affiliation. the 31-year-old was being interviewed about her work as c-e-o of the nonprofit global health corps. "unbelievably accomplished." but her respect for clinton doesn't necessarily mean she would vote for the former secretary of state. bush told the magazine she would have to see who against. a rodeo clown that made fun of president obama at missouri's state fair has started a national debate that's getting louder and angrier. you can see a rodeo clown mask. now, as athena jones reports, many conservative voices are asking-- what's the big deal? the rush limbaugh show courtesy: jameson hsieh josh earnest white house press secretary "shut up & sing" courtesy the weinstein company wednesday fox news channel "this is infantile. this is childish. this is worse than political correctness." the firestorm over this clown act mocking the president. has created a firestorm of it's own. "he put on an obama mask. he's a rodeo clown!
of a president? that's never happened before. i'm so glad when george w. bush was president we didn't see people with banners with him, hitler mustache and plays on stage in, off-broadway calling for his assassination. no one ever made president -- bill: i'm so glad lincoln was president there wean cartoons portraying him as a april. oh wait they were. it is a joke. you may not like the joke. missouri has a state has right to fire the guy if he doesn't like the joke but the that this affront or racist is patently nonsense. bill: what do you think about all that. >> i think this is actually something, sure we're not call forge a march on washington but it is not funny. this president has received more threats than any president in american history and i think it is interesting that you compare it to abraham lincoln. are you sure you want to do that? i don't think so. this president is hated by many in this country and why would we want to encourage violence toward the presidentany, you don't see the humor in this? >> i don't see the humor. bill: based on that answer. >> certainly not something we
follow george w. bush. sometimes the refusal to take a bold principled stand turns out to be the riskiest course of all. the president himself said we're getting hit from both sides, both supporters of morsi and supporters of the military coup, whatever we want to call it. and that there is -- being stuck in the middle does not seem to be serving us particularly well. >> i think there's a tendency to assume that the united states is the wizard behind the curtain that has the ability to control everything with just a few buttons here and there and a little bit of aid pulled here and more aid put there. i just don't think that is the case. i just don't think that's real. i think that we are in a bind in terms of what type of leverage we have here and obviously the overriding principle has been to allow some sort of democratic process to flourish but you don't get that when you have a quasi coup or when you have -- whatever the brotherhood is doing with respect to attacking christians there -- though these reports are unconfirmed. what are we supposed to do? we're not going to send troops th
they've identified around half a dozen other suspects. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to go home today after doctors successfully implanted a stent tuesday to open up a blocked artery in his heart. a stent is essentially scaffolding placed into an artery, which restores blood flow and prevents a heart attack. the news caught many off guard because the 67-year-old is known for maintaining a exercise regimen. wish him luck. >>> the accused ft. hood shooter acting like his own attorney. major nidal hasan said the evidence will clearly show he is the shooter, but he said the evidence will not tell the entire story. prosecutors say the army psychiatrist carefully planned the attack on his fellow troops, but spared civilians in 2009. >>> the son of r & b singer usher is in intensive care following a freak accident in a swimming pool. the 5-year-old's arm got stuck in a drain at the bottom of the pool you see there. he was given cpr by a contractor working in the home. police say he was conscious and alert when firefighters arrived. now usher's ex-wife is reportedly seeking c
. >> driving off on the jet ski. >>> time for a look ahead. a spokesman for george w. bush says he plans to return to his normal schedule today. he was released from a dallas hospital on wednesday after undergoing surgery to place a stint in a blocked heart artery. >>> the national oceanic and atmospheric administration released an updated forecast for the 2013 atlantic hurricane season. and also happy birthday to roger federer who turns 32. connie stevens, 75. and oscar winner dustin hoffman turns 76. >>> keep . >>> we are following breaking news a. shooting rampage in the dallas area involving at least two different locations. we're learning children are among the victims. we'll have all the datest details next. >>> the head of one south bay school district under scrutiny accused of skroewing test resul. >>> a library sitting without any books. it could stay that way for some time. what's stopping one south bay city for opening its newest library. >>> let's take a camera shot outside. this is a live look. attempting in the darkness to see your golden gate bridge. want to talk about smo
on this show, were annoyed be nancy pelosi when she took impeachment of george bush off of the table, because she said it is more important that we enact universal health care. john boehner never made the same pledge. they road the tail of the tiger, and hoped it wouldn't come back to bite them. but now because they never sat down a marker, now they are stuck, so the question is can the republicans still govern without the tea party? because they certainly can't govern with the tea party. >> michael: and they have proven that. speaking of republicans, there are 135 climate deniers in the u.s. congress. today organizing for america has decided to bestow awards on those climate deniers. they have given them unicorns, because it says, quote, one good fantasy deserves another. they are presenting unicorns to the climate deniers there. i think this is great. do you think will help? >> it's another reminder, last year, the republicans gave us the even a sketch, which i gave bella, for her birthday, so i suppose i'm going to have to get her a unicorn this year. >> michael: do we have the chance to t
's powerful. >> former president george w. bush is back home after having a stent inserted to clear an artery in his heart. he is doing great after being discharged areas of blockage was found during a routine physical exam. >> one day after president obama unveiled a plan to shut down the macgage giants, freddie owes about $30 billion of the $71 billion taxpayer loan from the height of the financial rate down. rested the two at their home. six casess linked to in anne arundel county. pope's visits to brazil is helping sales of car companies, specifically fiat. the model pope francis was seen throughout theut country. it sells for $18,000. country is one of fiat's biggest markets. sean casey will lead the office of faith-based initiatives. to increaseis engagement with faith communities around the world. >> the smithsonian is preparing a new exhibit that shows history through souvenirs but these are far from the mass-produced knickknacks that today. mr. preservation did not exist in this area. they would rake off relics and keep them. >> a hammer was kept on site to it shows pieces of it. how
, a rodeo clown used a dummy with the face of george h.w. bush to help distract the bulls. that rodeo clown wasn't fired. in fact, a profile was written about him in the philadelph"phi inquirer" concerning an old rodeo hero. then, remember this game of throne, when they used george w. bush's head on a spike for part of that scene? hbo apologized saying it was a prop mistake. nobody fired there and keep in mind that pearl jam also used a george w. bush mask and they impaled it on the microphone. madonna also threw a grenade at a figure of george w. bush on stage. martha. >> so, there's that to think about, trace. thank you so much. julie joins me now, fox news contributor and david webb of the david webb show. what do you think about this? >> this is so silly. first amendment right, this clown can do whatever he wants. i'm a fan of president obama. i certainly believe anybody has the right to put on an obama mask and run around and say stupid fuf if they want. he's a clown. ove overreaction. >> what do you think of the secret service and have an investigation and reminds them of horrific vio
. >>> former president george w. bush doing well and expected to leave a dallas hospital today after undergoing heart surgery. doctors inserted a stent to open a blocked artery. the blockage was discovered monday during his annual physical. formerer president bill clinton offered his support to mr. bush. clinton has also had trouble with his heart and had a similar surgery in 2010. >>> dustin hoffman recovering after being treated for cancer. the spokesperson telling "people" magazine the cancer was detected early. he's been couragecally cured. no word on what type of cancer it was. hoffman is said to be in good health and feeling great. how are you feeling? feeling lucky? tonight is the big powerball drawing. $425 million up for grabs, the fourth largest jackpot ever. you may want to pay attention to where you buy your ticket. a new jersey newspaper did some calculating. over the last decade, pen pen , the luckiest powerball state by far. 16 winners. indiana is second with 111. louisiana, florida and missouri round out the top five. i think there will be some road trips today. >> can i get to
. >>> president george bush is still recovering from a blockage in his heart. as some health experts or officials are pointing out, there may be good in the doctor's discovery and not just for the former commander in chief. cnn's tom foreman covers that in this "american journey." >> reporter: in office and out, george w. bush has been regarded as many as the most fit president ever, mountain biking, running, swimming, golfing, weight lifting and laboring on his ranch. his annual physicals while in office found him in excellent health with no history of hypertension or diabetes and low to very low coronary artery disease risk. when physicians instert certificat inserted a stent, some people were sur viced. >> people should not assume that just because they exercise a lot they don't necessarily have a heart problem. >> reporter: he wrote a book on the impact of celeb pretty health issues called when illness goes public. when famous people face illness, this is the good that almost always follows. public awareness and action rises sharply. when former first lady betty ford disclosed she had breast
. >> george bush is on the phone. >> hello. >> hello? >> mr. president? >> that's h.w. bush. he had seen the speech too. >> i really was proud of you, and my golly, i know it was tough and i just wanted to till you that. >> reporter: nixon sounds anxious to wrap up. >> this is going to come through good and. >> okay, boy. >> a lot of people are rooting for you. >> how good of-up to call. >> reporter: the tapes would spell the end of nixon in office despite what ronald reagan said when they wrapped up. >> ron, it's damn nice of you to call. >> this too shall pass. >> reporter: it did not. john donvan, abc new, washington. >> amazing, hearing the tapes knowing what is eventually going to happen. he is in the middle of it. april 30th, 1973, resend august 8, 1974. still over a year to go. year and a half to go from that moment. >> i'm sure after all of that. he thought maybe i am in the clear. >> yes. exhale. no. >> not at all. also, hearing tiny snippets of this. this apparently posted by national archives and record administration, 340 hours long. >> still to this day wondered why in the w
. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to go home today after doctors successfully implanted a stent tuesday to open up a blocked artery in his heart. a stent is essentially scaffolding placed in an artery that is narrowed by cholesterol plaque. it restores blood throw and prevents a heart attack. the news caught many off guard because bush is known for maintaining a rigorous exercise regimen. >>> stark admission from the accused ft. hood shooter on the first dave his trial. acting as his own attorney, the evidence will clearly show that he is the shooter. but he says the evidence would not tell entire story. prosecutors say the army psychiatrist carefully planned his attack on fellow troops and spared civilians. he's accused of killing 13 soldiers and wounding 32 others in 2009. >>> the son of r&b singer usher is in intensive care following a freak descend in a swimming pool. atlanta police say the 5-year-old's arm got stuck in a drain at the bottom of the pool. once the boy was pulled from the water, he was kiven cpr by a contractor working in the home. he was conscious and alert
on the radio. you can hear alan there. brad blakeman, deputy director of former president george w. bush. this is a comedy show. terror threats were out there six days publicly, brad. is this right venue for the commander-in-chief? >> that was absolutely the wrong venue for the president's first blacker remarks on one of the largest threats we face since 9/11. 20 embassies, assets of the american government were closed. thousands of personnel were displaced. we're not allowed to use the word evacuation according to the state department. according to the state department we didn't evacuate our assets. we had orderly departure. words mean something and when president speaks it means something. bill: force the departure was the word used. >> they had to leave within hours? bill: alan, the venue, were you okay with it? >> i'm fine with it. i think republicans have a lot more things to worry about whether the president does the do night show. -- "the tonight show." it is not just a comedy show. it also has people on all walks of life and, you know, to go after the president because he happens
is not over. diane? >> thank you. now we want to bring everyone up to date on the health of former george w. bush who was released from the hospital in dallas today one day after receiving a stent to clear a blocked artery. thele famously fit president who likes epic bike trips was told to take it easy for a day, but he can resume a normal schedule tomorrow. >>> now tonight an abc news exclusive, the lone survivor of a tragedy we all followed together is speaking out for the first time. those 19 young firefighters, the elite hot shot team were killed in june, trapped by the fast moving inferno in arizona. abc's chief investigative reporter brian ross sat down with the only member of that team to get out alive. >> reporter: as the wildfires spread across a rocky hillside in yarnell, arizona, there is was no immediate sense of impending danger according to the first public account by the lone survivor, 21-year-old brendan mcdonald. >> everything seemed normal, not threatening, just a typical day going direct on a fire. >> reporter: all 20 members of a team called the granite mountain hot shot
their office. >> brandi, thank you. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to resume his normal schedule today following heart surgery. a spokesman said the president is doing great after going home from the hospital yesterday. doctors placed a stent on his heart and opened up a blocked artery. >>> researchers have linked high blood sugar levels to a greater risk of alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. the study found that too much sugar in the blood can anniversary affect their mind. researchers say keeping glucose at a healthy level may prevent dimension sha. >>> researchers may have identified a new brain food. for most of us, it won't take much convincing to indulge. a harvard study showing chocolate keeps the brain healthy and sharp in old age. when older adults were given hot cocoa for a month, their blood flow was better and memory improved by 30%. >> i need a cup of hot cocoa. >>> cheerleading is apparently a more dangerous sport than it appears to be. researchers say many cheerleaders don't realize it when they suffer concussions. a study shows that more than 30% of
with the other developing stories this morning. >>> we begin with breaking news. former president george w. bush has undergone heart surgery in texas. they found a blockage inside an artery in his heart so this morning the former president had a stent inserted to open it up. doctors say everything went well and mr. bush is expected to go home tomorrow. >>> an investigation is under way into how a killer snake was able to escape from a pet store and make its way into an apartment strangling two young boys while they were sleeping. the tragedy has one small town demanding answers. the boys were sleeping over at a family friend's apartment here, above the reptile ocean pet store in new brunswick when the snake, a 15-foot rock python like this one broke loose of its cage. >> there was a hole in the ceiling and when i turned the lights on, i seen this horrific scene. >> reporter: the owner said the snake slither into the ventilation system up through the living room where 7-year-old noah barth and his 5-year-old brother connor were sleeping. the 100-pound snake, similar to this albino giant found in
putin entered office. george bush said he trusted him after just one meeting. >> i was able to get a sense of his soul. >> bush later said putin changed. conflicts and mutual distress rose again. ambassador stephen pfizer was a russian specialist and said russia still cease the u.s. as an adversary. >> russia's mind-set how it looks at the outside world, still looks at itself as a competitor. if you are going to be a super power, you want to set yourself up against someone. it is not going to be italy or france. it is going to be the united states. >>> tomorrow secretary of defense hagel and secretary of state kerry will sit down with the russian counterparts here in washington to test whether they can find any points of agreement. they will discuss arms reduction and the brutal civil war in syria. >>> margaret thanks. >>> the pga championship has teed off this morning. it is golf's fourth and final major of the year. as usual, all eyes will be on tiger woods. he won last week end's bridge stoen stone in ohio. >> woods has not won a major since the 2008 u.
. tonight, former president george w. bush is recovering at home from a heart procedure. we are hearing that president obama called to wish him well. a white house spokesperson said they spoke on wednesday. president obama was said to be happy to hear that mr. bush was on the mend. tuesday, surgeons inserted a stent to open a blocked artery in his heart. of threet, the first winners from last night's huge powerball jackpot. the winning ticket sold in new jersey and minnesota. late this afternoon, paul white came forward in roseville, minnesota, to claim the first part of the prize. he says he does not mind having to split the pot three ways. >> well, i think i can get by. we will see. it's a big deal. >> there were no jack tickets in our area, there is a $1 million winner in annandale, sold at the giant food store. >> next, a major move by the railroad companies behind last month's dead >> a judge has granted to thetcy protection u.s. railway whose runaway train crashed into a small town in quÉbec, killing nearly 50 people. the judge expressed disgust at the montrÉal railway's behavio
of george bush at it. and he and his buddies would get together and throw darts at it all the time. and they put it on the internet. next thing you know the secret service showed up to his house, confiscated the dart board. interrogated him, harassed his family, and then basically told them not to do it again. these guys have got to learn to grow up and take the good with the bad. >> stephanie: i see, yeah. i was going to say -- that was like in your basement -- >> i believe they are not interested -- >> yeah, and they were stirring -- the announcer was stirring up the crowd like it was a -- >> stephanie: klan rally? >> yeah. or the romans going after the christians. >> stephanie: exactly. forty-five minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: don't you wish your girl was a freak like her? it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪ if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think there is any chance we'll ever hear the president even say the word "ca
communications director for president george w. bush and senior adviser for the 2008 mccain presidential campaign, nicolle wallace. >> she's great. >> she's amazing. msnbc contributor mike barnicle. and in washington, pulitzer-prize winning columnist and associate editor of the -- >> amazon -- >> newly sold "washington post," wow, big news there, in your world, gene. we'll talk about that. >> no free shipping for you, mika. >> he's like the free shipping czar now. >> my goodness. none for me. >> all right. mike barnicle, this is like a big day -- >> mike, this is huge. >> this is. >> this is -- >> i was surprised. >> as willie was saying last night at the holiday inn, the plates are shifting under the media world and then we had a couple smokes and watched old reruns of "night of a thousand". >> you ran out of cigarettes before i got there. >> one pack talking about the globe, another pack -- >> the sale of the post as i'm sure gene will have more to say on this, it was stunning. >> it's an earthquake. >> stunning. >> but no family, few families who have owned newspapers have been better at it an
closely with mueller during george w. bush's administration. and julian zelizer. he's a princeton university professor of history and public affairs, and is the author of a book on the politics of national security. secretary chertoff, it's been said that director mueller had to oversee the transformation of the f.b.i. from a crime-fighting agent city to a national security one. in practical term what is did that mean? what had to change at the f.b.i.? >> well, of course, the f.b.i. continues to be a crime fighting mission but intelligence and prevention have to be equal priorities with prosecuting and punishing crimes after that they occur and that meant creating a career path that will foster the development of an intelligence capability. it meant to some degree centralizing the activities of what used to be a widely decentralized agency so you could have a coordinated approach to dealing with counterterrorism and perhaps most important it meant taking the f.b.i. overseas, putting them into the field, getting them involved, working side by side with our men in uniform and women
. >>> former president george w. bush is on the mend this morning after undergoing surgery to open up a blockage in his heart. the blockage was exposed during an annual physical. the procedure went perfectly. bush is expected to leave the hospital today and be back on his normal schedule by thursday. >> back out biking soon. >>> former presidential candidate mitt romney is warning members of his own party, a government shutdown, he says, is not the answer. some congressional republicans have proposed not letting any spending bills pass until obama care is defunded. but romney told donors at a new hampshire republican event that the consequences of such a move could be dire. if soldiers don't get paid or seniors don't get their social security checks, they could hold it against the republican party in the future, mitt romney says. >>> we're hearing now from an 11th accuser against san diego mayor bob filner. michelle tyler alleges filner asked her to engage in a sexual relationship with him in exchange for his help in a case of an injured former marine who had been battled with the v.a
. the white house says president obama yesterday called former president george w. bush, who is recovering from a procedure to clear a blockage in an artery in his heart, doctors say they inserted a stent on tuesday and the former president got out of hospital yesterday. a spokesperson for bush 41 says is he doing great. bush 43 i meant to say. actually, they are both doing real well. the white house says president obama wished the former president well and says is he glad to hear that the procedure was a success. 50 years ago president kennedy awarded the first medal of freedom. this year the white house says president obama will give the nation's highest civilian honor to 16 people. including former president clinton. oprah winfrey, loretta lin and posthumous award to sally rid. you can see the full list at foxnews.com/shep. no word yet on a date for the ceremony. more and more fans at the ball park are keeping track of everything except the game. instead of fighting social media, some are encouraging it with ball parks that will soon make it easier to pick your picks and fantasy teams.
vacation. last president george w. bush, he would spend a lot of time back here in texas at his ranch in crawford. you can't throw rocks from a glass house. you can't criticize one president for taking time off when our past presidents have always done so. stick to the issues. that's what's going to give voters hope to vote for you instead of just being negative as clarence was pointing out. >> thank you both for your time this evening. >> thanks, rev. >> thank you. >>> coming up, a sitting member of congress just invited this disgraced rodeo clown wearing a president obama mask to perform in his state. pathetic. that's coming up. >>> we're back with a pause from the political battles of the day. a time to rest, relax, and recharge. that's right. it's time for the "politicsnation" summer break. and at number three, we go to china. where they just celebrated valentine's day. and how about this kodak moment? a new kind of coffee break. couples visiting a cafe had their photo taken when they ordered a latte. and then it came out in the foam. pretty cool. wonder if they'll ever see this s
? former adviser president george w. bush, karl rove joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening, how are you? >> i'm very well. tell me, what is the plan that some states, obviously not all the states have to in some way impede or at least avoid obama care? >> well, everybody i think, a lot of people know about the previous efforts by states to say we're not going to participate in the expansion of medication. obama care expands the number on medicaid by about a third. it pays, the federal government picks up the tab for a number of years and then states get stuck with the tab. a number of states said we're not going to expand medicaid. the latest round involve the so-called navigators. the middle of august, the federal government let contracts involving hundreds of millions of dollars to states to hire so-called navigators. they're supposed to help people navigate the exchanges and buy insurance this fall starting october 1st. some states for example placed licensing restrictions on these people and some have said they can't undertake certain activities, for example in ohio, they're
are never satisfied about anything. you make fun of george bush because he didn't listen to the chatter that was going on. because he didn't take it seriously, because he was offering a book. now president obama, let's go in syria or let's stay in afghanistan or let's go into iran. he's not saying that. he's just taking precautions. precautions. closing embassies. so what does that have to do with anything. >> stephanie: did i -- i'm confused. wait a minute. what? i've defended the nsa program. >> caller: not you. i'm sorry. those two men on there. god, the only reason -- listen to your show is because of you. if i had to listen to them, god, no. >> you should just take us out back like old yeller and put us out of our misery. >> caller: you should. >> stephanie: thank you. and good morning to you two. >> start your week. [ laughter ] >> there's nothing to worry about. >> stephanie: whiners, whiners. >> everything is completely fine. >> stephanie: i agree with melissa. pat in california. >> send you down the memory hole. >> caller: stephanie, i love you guys. you're the greatest but lis
george w. bush. cnbc breaks down the president's revamped housing plan and gives us a look at his new documentary tonight on the power of twitter. interesting. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. >> just got a bad tweet. >> i did. "i'm part of an american success story," "that starts with one of the world's most advanced distribution systems," "and one of the most efficient trucking networks," "with safe, experienced drivers." "we work directly with manufacturers," "eliminating costly markups," "and buy directly from local farmers in every region of the country." "when you see our low prices, remember the wheels turning behind the scenes, delivering for millions of americans, everyday. "dedication: that's the real walmart" first wait till summer. then get the cars ready. now add the dodge part. ♪ the dodge summer clearance event. right now get 0% financing for up to 72 months and no payments for 90 days on all dodge vehicles. >>> something that you don't always hear about when it comes to the housing market and that is fixing our broken immigration system. it would he
, and that is killing terrorists in mass. the two most hated people in andt are not george bush benjamin netanyahu. it is president obama and patterson. when the egyptians were government,he morsi patterson asked the christian leaders not to take part in a protest. booked -- she was bluntly told to shut up and mind her own business. obama backs terrorists. host: thank you for the call. street9 of the "wall journal." ats really began on july 3 the military deposes president morsi, you can see how the events have unfolded over the last five weeks. ambassador syed spoke here in washington at the institute yesterday, provided a timeline of how things unfolded. it is part of an event that we covered, runs just over an hour. it is available online at our website at www.c-span.org. here is a portion. [video clip] >> polarization of the country. an environment of finances of ,hem, determination, exclusion on a religion basis. fanaticism, discrimination, exclusion, on a religious basis. between whoever is non-muslim brothers and the muslim others, no matter to which religion he or she belongs. for the firs
? but liberals have to remember when game of thrones is decapitated george bush, they loved it. behind closed doors they were all cheering for it. come on, this is outrageous. martha: i mean, i happen to think that, you know, that it's in bad taste all around, most of these examples that you all are bringing up. we live in a free country, you have the right to do it, it's everybody's ability to sort of judge it and say, you know, i don't think that's the right thing to do -- >> well, now, hold on, martha -- martha: go ahead, lars. >> marla, listen, chevy chase made a whole career out of portraying gerald ford as being a clumsy klutz. he mocked the president. martha: i agree with you. everybody agrees that the presidents get mocked, but it was a piece about health care was brought up, and she said, you know, he should have -- about the president, she said he should have the press office issue a release that says his reaction to finding out a rodeo clown was so what? he loves free speech including inevitably the decision -- >> yes. martha: and he also said -- the president should stand up and s
bush, and george w. bush. they say that, quote, there is no longer any credible scientific debate, end quote, about climate change. and they also point out that our window for action is shrinking. they say they support the actions that the president is now taking under the clean air act to reduce carbon pollution, and they call on congress to start the overdue debate about what bigger steps are needed domestically and internationally. and they conclude with this very powerful statement. quote, the only uncertainty about our world is how bad these changes will get and how soon what is most clear is that there is no time to waste, end quote. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields. for what purpose does the gentleman from arizona rise? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to address attorney general holder's misinterpretation of federalism and his disregard for our system of checks and balances. the supreme court was clear in shelby vs. hold
partners. even with george h.w. bush, gorbachev presided over the cold war and reunion if reunif. even clinton and boris yeltsin. they had a personal relationship. friendly. marked anker wrath. personal relationship between the two leaders are critical to the success for both countries. >> would you say that the common thread is that all of the u.s. presidents in the past did actually talk or speak with the russian president? is that a difference now? >> yeah. i think it's what we would call a table stake. there has to actually be a relationship in cooperation to talking. u.s. presidents nixon and reagan, hardliners and even george h.w. bush was more cooperative. they need to reach out and have relationships. and form a personal bond and even reagan did that. reagan was as tough as they come. they knew it was important to cooperation. so i think we need to see a little bit more of that from president obama. >> all right. nic ragoone. you are a presidential historian always good to talk to you. >> thanks, aly. >> alisyn: defying the top cop in their state in giving teachers guns. is tha
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